Olson, White Honored for Service to Adult Education

Regina Olson and Carla White Awards October 2022
Regina Olson (left photo) and Carla White (right photo) were presented with their Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education awards by Dorissa Kaufman, AACAE president.

Two Arkansas Tech University-Ozark Campus adult education faculty members earned statewide recognition from the Arkansas Association of Continuing and Adult Education (AACAE) during the organization’s 2022 conference Oct. 26-28 in Little Rock.

Regina Olson, director of adult education at ATU-Ozark, was named AACAE administrator of the year. Olson has served as adult education director at ATU-Ozark since July 2012.

Carla White, career coach at the Johnson County Adult Education Center in Clarksville, was selected AACAE paraprofessional of the year. White has committed more than 27 years of her career to adult education.

ATU-Ozark provides adult education services to Franklin, Logan and Johnson counties. These programs provide free instruction and assistance for eligible students age 16 and older in GED, adult basic education, college preparation, workforce preparation, various state and national certifications and English as a second language.

Learn more about the ATU-Ozark adult education program at www.atu.edu/ozark/adult.php.